In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.
One of the many fireproof bridges connecting the factory sections, one way to prevent fires from spreading throughout the plant.
Off the beaten path is this old LTV sign. Now it points to a ghost town and dead dock.
Fermenters and mixing tanks fill this brewing room. The lighting is all natural, and is partially owed to a crumbling wall letting the sunset blast the interior in almost perfect profile.
A closeup inside the mill’s power room.
The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
Furnace #7, as seen from #6’s catwalks. Cue morning fog.